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Blog entries by Victoria

Victoria
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A bit of history in the first couple: OF PEOPLE & PLANTS The Autobiography of Europes Most Celebrated Herbal Healer by Maurice Messegue - (born 1921)In a remote French village in the province of Gascony, the young Messegue learned from his father the plant lore handed down by generations of...
I am really, really curious on this one. I have been reading many of the treatment regimes with great interest. Many of them are both complicated & way over my head. I admire so many of you, in your understanding of these deficiencies & bodily dysfunction attributed to ME/CFS and FM...
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(An extract from my diary early August 2009, with a few words of explanation tacked on) Pain & Suffering. In the early hours of last Wednesday morning (5th August), I awoke bathed in perspiration and drenched in the most unbelievable pain imaginable. This was it, I thought. This was the...
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Not only are the 38 Bach Flower Remedies free from side effects & inexpensive, they are simply administered, even to those most debilitated (and unable to take harsh drugs & other invasive treatments). Everyone of us is a healer, because every one of us at heart has a love for something, for...
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What is the Paleo Diet ? The paleo diet is simply the hunter-gatherer diet of the Paleolithic era (ie before the Neolithic age when man became agriculturalists). Our Paleolithic ancestors were lean, fit and free from heart disease and the other ailments that plague Western countries. They...
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FIBROMYALGIA What you can do about Chronic Pain and Fatigue by Maryam Ehrlich Williamson This is the first thorough, user-friendly resource that outlines the causes, symptoms and a full range of treatments for a condition that affects up to half a million Australians. Since Fibromyalgia...
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